A Dummy’s Guide to Architecture for Ecologists

Don’t know the different between a gambrel and a gablet, a purlin from a rafter, King post from a Queen post, or a truss from a strut? Neither did I! However, an understanding of architectural terms is essential when interpreting … Read More

New IEEM Guidelines for Preliminary Ecological Appraisal

IEEM (the Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management) released its Guidelines for Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (GPEA) in July 2012 as part of its Technical Guidance Series. The Guidance sets out the best practice procedures for undertaking preliminary ecological surveys and appraisals. … Read More